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CNN
Dec 2, 2012 8:00am PST
? >> chris brown got into a twitter car over the weekend. >> some really degrading comments from chris brown who really needs to learn how to avoid these kinds of things. >> why does a man who beat up his girlfriend have 11 million followers? >>> sometimes rummors turn out o be true. jeff zucker was the logical choice so it was hardly a shock when he got the job. he talked about the cable news wars and why his cable outlet was moving left in an interview two years ago with charlie rose. >> i think i've always encouraged our folks to watch fox news and learn frp it. nobody should hold their nose. >> is that the reason msnbc decided it's in our interest and future to make sure that we get people like keith oberman who can play in his arena with the same kind of passion they play in their arena? >> i think what you learn in the cable news and information world is that news and information is ubiquitous. >> he didn't minimize the challenge he face at cnn. what does he bring to the job and in what direction should he take the network? joining us now here in washington is critic for th
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 8:00am PST
broke down in color into the shades white, olive, then light brown, then dark brown. then black. this was -- it was official. and if you guessed that it was better to be on the lighter end of that scale, you would be right. it made a huge difference in their potential for success even today. decades later. if you think that color test in jamaica didn't exist here in the united states, you would be dead wrong. there was something called the brown paper bag test. yes. in the u.s. it was started in the early 1900s. the african-american community. it was considered that if you were darker than a brown paper bag you weren't allowed to join certain social groups, fraternities, churches. 22-year-old teacher kiara lee does not want the lessons from the past to escape the youth of today and she's teaching young children the importance of something called colorism no matter how harsh that lesson is. soledad o'brien reports. >> we are even in the same grade. >> kiara lee recently graduate prosecuted the university of richmond. her passion is educating children about colorism. >> tell me ab
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 10:00pm PST
biological mom. she told them the girl's father, dustin brown, had agreed to waive his parental rights. when veronica was born, it was matt who cut the umbilical cord. ever since, she lived with them in south carolina. >> i guess people think that we're not supposed to love her until the ink is dry. we're supposed to kind of care for her until, you know, everything is years down the line and she's adopted. >> reporter: they were heartbroken when just four months after they brought veronica home, her biological father filed for paternity and custody, even though he had already signed a legal document saying he would not contest veronica's adoption. he was able to do so thanks to a little-known federal law from 1978 called the indian child welfare act. you see, brown is part cherokee and a member of the cherokee nation, which means veronica is part cherokee, too. congress passed the law after finding 30% of indian children were being removed from their homes and almost all of them were being placed with non-indian families. the law is designed to keep indian children with indian family m
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 6:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
with women or black or red or yellow or brown or white if you have no relationships. and if i don't know the chairman of the republican national committee, i have no confidence that he has any relationship with chuck roast black guy, with billfold working white guy, with joe six pack hispanic. if i don't know him and i don't is say that to be self-serving. i just say that to point out how perplexing this when we think we can get people to vote for us if we don't know them. >> let's look at your bio. you were a member of congress from oklahoma for eight years. legislated chairman of the house republican conference, the fourth ranking leadership position and now, the chairman of a communications and public affairs company. you've had a long history in the republican party and as a manager and our peter hamby, he reported this about what the news of you rubbing for rnc chair was greeted with. he said he was met with a mix of quote skepticism, dispolice chief and even a hint of ridicule. do you believe it is racially driven? >> i don't. i think this. i think every single republican ough
CNN
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
were thinking about the opportunity for republicans. >> scott brown. >> scott brown is very popular and that's one angle. conservatives also have policy priorities, and one thing we have noticed is that while senator collins has gone one way, criticizing susan rice. i suspect that there are also people that are skeptical that senator kerry shares that position. >> he's more dovish than rice. >> a lot of folks including bill crystal who actually care about these things, are saying wait a second, republicans, susan rice might be a better pick than john kerry. >> he was very careful and he's been careful to not say he's for or against susan rice but he did have a warning for the president. here he is. >> i would just ask that the president step away from all the buzz around this particular situation and take a deep breath and decide who is the best secretary of state for our country, at this time when we have so many issues to deal with. >> i don't know whether that was a veiled reference to pick someone else or not. but the question, tim, is does the administration need to have a figh
CNN
Dec 6, 2012 12:00am PST
styles. >> my daughter, makaylamakayla, is very unhappy with her right now. >>> next up, gordon brown, on everything from the american economy, to the royal baby, to his personal mission about child labor. ♪ [ ding! ] losing your chex mix too easily? time to deploy the boring-potato chip decoy bag. then no one will want to steal the deliciousness. [ male announcer ] with a variety of tastes and textures, only chex mix is a bag of interesting. >>> gordon brown is making his mission to stop what he calls the new slavery. millions of children around the world forced to work at shockingly young ages. the former prime minister is serving as the u.n. envoy for global education. and he joins me now. welcome to you, gordon. >> good evening. >> this is a really disturbing report. 215 million children globally are believed to be at work, of which 15 of the 61 million who don't go to school, are child laborers. you, amid your horror, have come up with some possible solutions. tell me what you think we should be doing about this. >> i think we should ban child labor for young children. and i th
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 4:00am PST
. brown paper bag test. entering the classroom and compares their skin tone to a paper bag. >> let me see your arm. can you put your arm out for me? >> follow instructions. >> you go in, you have to sit in the back. >> lighter than the bag, you can sit in the front. it's a real test from the early 1900s, used by social organizations, churches and fraternities and neighborhood groups to decide who was light skinned enough to join. was it too extreme to do to little kids? >> no, i don't think so at all. i think the more interactive, the more shocking the activity is, the better because it's going to stick with them. >> documentary "black in america" shares on sunday. i thought that was really shocking and if i were a parent in her classroom, i would have called, complained and taken my kid out. >> it's too young. it's just too young. >> 7-year-olds are too young. >> listen to what those kids are saying. they are already internalizing messages. >> where is that message coming from? that's a question i would ask. that doesn't make any sense to me that that little girl would, out of the cl
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 2:00am PST
pick up his senate seat, right? >> that is correct. remember, scott brown picked up the kennedy seat in massachusetts and he lost it to elizabeth warren in the last election. so there is that scenario that if john kerry were to get that post, then that opens it up again for scott brown to pick up that seat. a couple of things. first of all, it's widely known out there that john kerry wants the job. but, of course, you know, the story we've all been talking about that susan rice appears to be above on that list. that's the first thing. all of this speculation about who could get that job and, you know, if he got that job then this person could pick up the seat in massachusetts, it really is all just sort of hypothetical here. the president has not put forward a nomination yet. there's a lot of wrangling going on. democrats are saying republicans are playing politics here. at the end of the day, it's all hypothetical until the president puts a nomination on. >> it's interesting to watch and chat about. dan lothian, thank you. >> okay. >>> it's a black friday hangover for a major retail
CNN
Nov 30, 2012 9:00am PST
schools. that was brown versus the board of education. or interracial marriage. that was a case called loving versus virginia. they were very slow to move on some of these as they watched the states move in one direction. that's when the supreme court finally moved. in this case you have something like 41 states that in one form or another have said no to same-sex marriage, so there's a question as to whether the country is ready. that is another reason that we're sort of looking at this and saying we'll see. >> i wonder if the court takes into account on the shifting views on all of this. i want you to check this out, this cmn national exit poll in november's election. 49% saying that same-sex marriage should be legal in their state, compared to 46% who said it should not. the public pretty much divided on this, but seems to be swaying towards approval. do they look at these kinds of things? >> not so much, i don't think, but, again, it's the question of where the country is moving and where the law is moving more than anything else. i would imagine if the supreme court were to take a
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 1:00pm PST
brown. >> even as the international community obviously applauded egypt's efforts in bringing about the cease-fire in gaza, there is concern and anxiety about what's happening there. >> so are we on the verge of another revolution in egypt? >> you know, wolf, it's very interesting. now, we know that president morsi has a ph.d from the university of southern california in structural engineering. we know that he may be a very good engineer, but he sure is a very poor politician. you get elected with 57% of the vote, now you have a polarized, divided country, and then you impose these emergency powers on november 22nd. and listen to this. figure this out. on november 22nd, he grants the constitution assembly that's drafting the constitution two more months, and lo and behold, a week later, on november 29, this constitutional assembly, without women, without secularists, without cops, gives the country a new constitution. it's not a very brilliant democratic game to play. >> so what do you see unfolding in the weeks and months to come as far as president morsi is concerned? >> well, loo
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 12:00am PST
mean, my father was the director of safety and security for brown foreman over 20 years. >> he was an in store santa claus, wasn't me? >> yes. in his retirement. in his retirement. >> he was very keen on safety and that. you were very aware. >> yes, yes. as a kid growing up, i mean, his nickname is safety man. my dad was in my house with my all the time. and my mom was, too. and, you know, this idea that my house was somehow, you know, halfway built or any of those kinds of things, it is just absurd. it is absurd. and so, the person that came up with the ashes story was me. you know? i was bereaved that when i went to bed and saw the box next to the mud room, or i'm sorry in the mud room next to the door i thought, oh, i should put that outside. and then i thought, no, it's okay. i vividly remember this. of course i do. and so, i went to bed. when i got up, i came out the front on to the front top of the porch. i looked around. and i saw my parent's bedroom windows and i looked up. there was no flame there. and i looked back and the way that my house was built i could go all the wa
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 1:00pm PST
senator, the outgoing senator scott brown who's still pretty popular there. >> he is popular. that's a great point. i know he was just defeated, but he is a formidable political talent. i honestly have no idea if that's playing a role in these deliberations. clearly john kerry is qualified to be the secretary of state as well. my best guess is it's exactly what ari was saying which is the president is asking who is most in sync with my foreign policy? ambassador rice is someone who helped form late the obama foreign policy. i think senator kerry would too. democrats are now in a position where we have an embarrassment of riches. i really hope they don't start worrying about this or that political matter. in democrats can't win elections in massachusetts, there's something fundamentally wrong with what we're doing. >> he did win the last time, scott brown. not this time but the time before he won in massachusetts. we got to leave it there. paul, ari, guys thank you. the search is now on the for the country's latest multimillionaire. in the next hour we'll have the latest on where the
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 8:00am PST
to mind, brown versus the board of education, that sat on people's desks for a long time and a bunch of different cases that all sort of folded in to it. loving versus virginia. that was interracial marriage. that was another case that sat around a long time because it seemed as though the supreme court, differently configured supreme court, actually wanted to wait and let the country lead. and when you look right now, even some people who have been fighting for same-sex marriage for years say the math and the map don't make the supreme court taking this up right now a certainty. >> your law professors are so thrilled with you right now, joe johns, that you could just spout that off and i'm impressed. joe johns, thank you very much for that. see you probably friday. for the record, folks, nine states plus d.c. have legalized same-sex marriage to date. exit polls of last month's elections show that a slight majority of voters think that gay marriage should be legal in their states. >>> moving on now. rain, wind and snow are hammering the west coast. three separate storms in just one w
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 4:00am PST
halftime about four people dead in benghazi. if o.j. simpson had not had a knife, nicole brown simpson would still be alive. >> slow down. i think he was found not guilty of that. >> what do you think? bob costas wading into territory he shouldn't have? >> i think he was feeling emotional about it. i think you should cut him a break. this was something incredibly tragic that happened. yes, we've been saying they're looking into undiagnosed concussions, potentially, as a problem in the nfl because there have been some six murder/suicides in the past year or two. you know, it was an emotional moment. he's been covering sports for a long time. i was actually quite surprised because knowing what little i know about bob costas it seemed a little uncharacteristic. he doesn't usually do that type of thing. i say cut him a little slack. >> he's had 90 seconds to talk about guns over his career. bob costas is a great commentator. the big issue is we don't want to talk about gun control in this country. any time anyone talks about it they get yelled at. >> i think what he did was sort of to rais
CNN
Dec 5, 2012 9:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
could n't you say the same thing about chris brown and rihanna? the day she turned up battered and bruised did anybody suspect that chris brown was a batterer? >> here's what i will say about that, carol. there's a lot of things that go unspoken we know in situations. and i think that there's always those report that is come after like we heard in the chris brown and rihanna situation that they had a bit of a volatile relationship. some people made it sound as easy as, well, they loved hard. they fought a lot but they loved very hard and you hear that phrase a lot of times. in this situation now with jovan belcher and kasandra perkins, they fought but no one really thought anything of it. one of her friends gave an interview to a newspaper yesterday saying she told me they had had an argument a couple days before and everything was fine now. sometimes and chiefs quarterback brady quinn made this point yesterday after the game. he said sometimes you have to -- when you ask someone how they're doing or what's going on, you have to mean it and want to know what is going on. >> exactly
CNN
Dec 7, 2012 11:00am PST
could save on the brands you want. walmart. >>> a young woman uses a brown paper bag to show kids a tough lesson on the history of judging people by their skin color. soledad o'brien has more on today's segment of "black in america." >> -- even in the same grade. >> reporter: kiara lee recently graduated from the university of richmond. her passion is educating children about colorism. >> tell me about that. why did the teacher not call on him? >> because she ugly. >> reporter: she is 7 years old and her mother is worried her little girl is already getting the message, dark skin is bad. >> i think my skin is ugly. >> why do you think it's ugly? >> because i don't want to be dark. >> you don't want to be dark? >> no. i want to be light skinned. >> why? >> because light skinned is pretty. >> you think so? >> yes. >> can somebody tell me what that means? >> my stance is, teach the children what it is, show them the history, make them aware of this issue so that when they go to school, when they go out in the world, they're armed with this information. because he wants to buy her, becau
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 4:00am PST
about the bobby brown reality show. we shot a pilot two years ago called power brokers that involved the family. just a continuation of being together as a family, supporting one another, standing with one another. and even if we don't do a second season and we move on, i think the cameras will always be there, just because we are whitney houston's family. >> you're whitney's former manager in addition to being her sister-in-law. do you think one day you would manage bobbi kristina? >> no. i think i just want to be auntie pat. i'll let someone else do that, just be behind her all the way. >> this book is absolutely gorgeous. i have to say whoever stole this out of my office, i would like it back because it's my christmas gift to me. thank you for being with us. >> you're welcome. >> i did not take that book. i promise. >> you had you. >> we will find it. it is gorgeous. >>> u.s. stock futures up slightly this morning. s&p 500 up 12% so far this year. where it ends depends on the fiscal cliff. i asked the ceo of fedex how companies plan ahead when washington is so dysfunctional. >> i
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00am PST
. california governor jerry brown signed the law not too long ago, which is scheduled to go into effect the first of the year. but this judge now says that may not work because it could trample the first amendment rights of therapists. >>> coming up next, police are frantically searching for this 11-year-old little girl, a cancer patient. she was last seen right here in the surveillance video walking out of the hospital doors with her mom. now, doctors worry her life is in danger. we have the latest on the investigation next. can your hearing aid do this? lyric can. lyric can. lyric can. lyric by phonak is the world's only 24/7, 100% invisible hearing device. it's tiny. but that might be the least revolutionary thing about lyric. lyric can be worn 24/7 for up to four months, without battery changes. call 1-800-511-3035 for a risk-free trial. cookie: there's absolutely no way anyone can see it even if they get right up to my ear. michael: wake up, go to sleep...showering, running, all your activities. lyric can also give you exceptionally clear, natural sound in quiet and noisy en
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 9:00am PST
see the brown spots in that is the accumulation of toxic proteins. what can happen is that with repeated injury and over a period of years and years these proteins accumulate and if -- often there's nothing you can do, and they actually can interfere with the way that the brain functions. you can just see it so clearly in those images. >> you know, one of the critical questions a lot of parents obviously have as their kids get involved in sports and progress through, you know, football or hockey or all those sports where you can suffer repeated traumas, what's critical here is that it's not just the concussions that you have to be worried about according to the study, right? >> right. this study -- these folks didn't necessarily have a whole lot of concussions. we're talking about 68 people who they looked at. some of them it was just a matter of, you know, repeated head injuries, you know, and just being sort of batted around over the years. now, it's interesting that the folks in the study were between the ages of 17 and 98, and what they could see was that the injury was -- t
CNN
Dec 4, 2012 2:00am PST
only been on twitter for about 15 hours. he already called chris brown a douche bag. >> the twitter name of the pope is pontifacts. that's only because dude in the big hat was taken by trace atkins. >> "early start" continues right now. >>> new this morning, iran says they have captured an unmanned american drone after they say it came into restricteded airspace, but u.s. officials say they have accounted for all of their drones. >>> in 28 days your paycheck will get smaller. in 28 days your taxes will go up. a new proposal from republicans to keep us from plunging over that fiscal cliff. >>> four storms in one week. the west coast is getting hammered by rain. a live report is just minutes away. there is more rain headed your way if you're on the west coast. >>> if you're on the east coast. if you're on the west coast, hey, maybe go to bed. i'm christine romans in for tom berman. >> i'm zoraida sambolin. it is tuesday, december 4th. >> we begin this morning with developing news from the middle east. iran telling the world that it has captured a u.s. drone. take a look at this video
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